What I Hear When You Speak…

I'm not going to beat around the bush with this one, folks. I'm pissed off. For the last four days I've been in a constant state of low-key pissed off. It's been burning in my chest like an ember that won't quite go out. Why? Because there's been yet another mass shooting in this country.… Continue reading What I Hear When You Speak…


Salvation in an Onion Rind

  Yesterday my husband and I were discussing theology, as we so often do, and he told me of a story written by Russian philosopher Fyodor Dostoyevsky called The Parable of the Onion. Hearing him tell this tale I was moved almost to tears and so I wanted to share it with all of you:… Continue reading Salvation in an Onion Rind

To All of My Friends During Pride Month

  First of all, let me explain what Pride Month is, for anyone who may not know. Pride Month is celebrated every year in the month of June and is used to honor and recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history and identity. It's a time for those who identify as LGBTQ+ to stand… Continue reading To All of My Friends During Pride Month


Selective Salvation

  Let’s talk about something that all Christians know a thing or two about – salvation. Salvation is what we all strive for. Depending on your denomination, we live our lives attending church and listening to the gospel, and then when we reach the age of accountability we hit our knees in church one day… Continue reading Selective Salvation


One Christian’s Review: Beauty and the Beast

Warning: This review contains spoilers I want to start by saying that I freaking loved this movie. Like absolutely, completely loved it. And here's why:  1) This movie is pretty much a shot-for-shot remake of the Disney cartoon that we all know and love. It starts the same (although the beginning scene in which the… Continue reading One Christian’s Review: Beauty and the Beast


Know the Vote – Veterans Issues

  We recently had a Presidential election here in the United States. In all the years that I've been following politics this was probably the most contentious election I've ever participated in, with hard lines being drawn, accusations being thrown and information and misinformation flying like bullets. So I wanted to write this to inject… Continue reading Know the Vote – Veterans Issues


The Boy in McDonald’s

My family and I stopped at a McDonald's in Marshfield, Missouri tonight on our way home after a long road trip. We ordered our food to go because we just wanted to get home and we sat down to wait. I went up to fill my drink cup and when I came back, there was… Continue reading The Boy in McDonald’s